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Attenborough isn’t wrong …

“In times of crisis, the natural world is a source of both joy and solace. The natural world produces the comfort that comes from nothing else.” – Sir David Attenborough […]

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Updated Government guidance on green spaces

There has been some debate over the last 24 hours about green spaces and what the rules are, so today, the government has clarified its intentions … The government’s priority […]

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Newquay dog walker attacked in park

Police are investigating a robbery in Newquay in which a pair of men attacked a dog walker and tried to take one of his pets. Officers are appealing for information […]

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What I’m learning from the bird population …..

Like many people, I have a bird table. This one is situated outside my window, so I have a view of their antics while working. For some reason, we attract […]

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Two police dogs and their handlers selected to appear at National Police Dog Trials

From Devon & Cornwall Police: PC Lee Adamson with Police Dog Grommit, based at Barnstable police station has been successful at the regional trials coming first place after scoring 908 […]

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Competition to win Walter Rabbit and help a charity

Happy to give Banfords a shout out as they are helping one of our charities. Steph Jones – Giles of Bude Animal Free Research says Poor Walter Rabbit. He’s been […]

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Livestock worrying campaign starts today

From Police alerts: Today is the launch of this years livestock worrying campaign in Devon and Cornwall. Starting on Bodmin Moor today, rural affairs officers along with Police cadets, Sspecial […]

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Cornish campus studies herring gulls with a surprising finding

Seagulls favour food that has been handled by humans, new research shows, which may explain why they like to steal your chips and pasties. Herring gulls were presented with two […]

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Dogs on Cornish beaches – the latest update

From Cornwall Council: Having listened to feedback from the Council’s largest-ever consultation response, regulations for dogs on beaches in Cornwall will be simplified and harmonised from this April. Rob Nolan, […]

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Happy Birthday, dear George

A great big happy birthday to my favourite dog in Bude, Gorgeous George. He is 5 today, and every time I see him he looks cuter. If you want a […]

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Don’t try to see the deceased whale, say Police

Yesterday’s saddest news was that given by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue of a stranded whale on a hard to access area on the south side of the Helford […]

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Dog dies after falling over a cliff at Duckpool

Bude Coastguard Rescue Team were paged at 12:34 and Saturday and tasked to Duckpool car park following the report of a dog that had gone over the cliff. Hartland Coastguard […]

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Bude Police concerned about possible dog theft targeting

Join From Bude Police Facebook page: Police would like you to be aware of the following suspicious circumstances in the area of Penhole Drive, Launceston. The owner of a young […]

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Sense prevails as dog restrictions on beaches are harmonised

Regulations for dogs on beaches in Cornwall will be simplified and harmonised from this April. Hooray! Restrictions will be in place only in July and August, except on beaches with […]

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Fantastic fundraiser for Born to Be Wild

Late in 2019, Bude taxi driver, Trev Plant, started a Just Giving fundraising page for the local wildlife rescue charity, Born To Be Wild, the brainchild of Sue Gear. Trev […]

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